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Poulina's family
Poulina
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
subsistence farming
faceAge:
79
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Preparing Payments
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access_time 4 days ago
 
What does receiving this money mean to you?
My 5 grandchildren who are orphans live with me, i have been struggling paying their school fees so that they can have a bright future and be able to be independent. One of them is in the university while four others are in various secondary schools Thanks to givedirectly because it will help me pay for part of their school fees
What is the happiest part of your day?
My grandchildren usually comes over to my house in the evening so that we can eat together and sleep together while i tell them stories. This makes me happy because throughout the day i feel loney because i am always alone
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
I have been diabetic since 2000 and my treatment has always been a burden to me financially. Since i got sick in have not been able to do farming well yet that was my main source of income. Due to this i have had difficulties paying school fees for my grandsons but i will always find ways to ensure that they realise their dreams.